Charlotte Anne Elizabeth Moberly (1846-1937) was Principal of St Hugh's College, Oxford, 1886-1915, and wrote under the name Elizabeth Morison. Eleanor Frances Jourdain (d. 1924) was Principal of St Hugh's College, Oxford, 1915-1924. Details are given in Who Was Who.
Papers of C. Anne E. Moberly and Eleanor F. Jourdain, relating to their experiences at Versailles in 1901, when they saw what they later surmised to be the ghost of Marie Antoinette. Their experiences are described in An adventure (London, 1911). The papers include:
The papers were given to the Library by Miss Moberly and Miss Jourdain in 1928.Access Conditions
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M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 43675-92.Publication Note
See Scope and Content.
Ghosts | France | Versailles
Diaries | 20th century
Jourdain | Eleanor Frances | d. 1924 | Principal of St Hugh's College Oxford
Marie Antoinette | 1755-1793 | Queen, consort of Louis XVI, King of France
Moberly | Charlotte Anne Elizabeth | 1846-1937 | Principal of St Hugh's College Oxford and Author called Elizabeth Morison